Immigration Paralegal
Atlanta Family & Immigration Law Firm
Atlanta, GA US
Posted ago
Atlanta Family & Immigration Law Firm

ATLANTA FAMILY & IMMIGRATION LAW is seeking a highly motivated bilingual Immigration Paralegal to become part of our experienced legal team! We help clients navigate today’s difficult immigration-related legal problems and this role requires someone with a passion for people and the highest level of professionalism. This is a stellar career opportunity for the right person.

Our Firm:

ATLANTA FAMILY & IMMIGRATION LAW has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing law firms in the US for the past few years and we've done it by providing good customer experience. These are people who bring their "A-Game", are enthusiastic and have a positive attitude, take initiative and responsibility, and are hungry to learn and grow. If you learn quickly and understand that working hard is important this job is for you. If you communicate well, have integrity, and you really care about immigrants, this job is for you. If you are dynamic, adaptable, deliver results and produce above the minimum standards, this job is for you. If you work well under pressure and can juggle several projects at once, this job is for you.

If you are a whiner, complainer, and plan to arrive on the dot and leave on the dot every day, this job is not for you. If you don't like feedback and constant coaching, this job is not for you. If you take things personally and prefer to work alone rather than a team, this job is not for you. If when you make a mistake, you can't accept responsibility and find a way to improve next time, this job is not for you. If you do not enjoy talking to people all day with a smile and with a happy tone in your voice, this job is not for you. If you don't like submitting reports about the work you complete and being held accountable on a daily basis, this job is not for you.

This Immigration Paralegal position is a highly crucial and visible position that requires constant interaction with clients on a daily basis by providing high level of customer service our clients have to come expect and our team provides. Our team members are polished, professional, and knowledgeable about all firm policies and procedures and if you believe you are that person, we want to know more about you.

ATLANTA FAMILY & IMMIGRATION LAW is an established and growing family & immigration law firm based in Atlanta, Georgia. We place the utmost importance on finding key players to build our “A-Team”. Our Firm Mission is to help families navigate the treacherous waters of the family and immigration legal system without drowning! We do everything we can to help our clients get what they want and need in the way of working towards the American dream. We are experts in our field. We provide customer service better than our competition. We make a difference in people's lives.

Why Join Us?

  • Two weeks of accrued leave per year (10 working days)
  • Eligibility to participate in our group insurance plans (health) with employer contribution to a portion of employee premiums 50%
  • Eight Paid Holidays
  • Eligibility to participate in the Firm’s retirement plan and Firm matching up to 3% after one year
  • Opportunities for professional and personal growth.
  • Work with leadership that values positive work environment, personal/professional growth, work-life balance, and team culture.
  • $38k-45k base salary (depending on experience) + potential additional earnings with our performance-based incentive plan.

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Detail-oriented -- quality and precision-focused
  • Innovative -- innovative and risk-taking
  • Aggressive -- competitive and growth-oriented
  • Outcome-oriented -- results-focused with strong performance culture
  • People-oriented -- supportive and fairness-focused
  • Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Responsibilities

  • Assist attorneys with complex family-based immigration petitions and deportation cases.
  • Organize and analyze information and files.
  • Maintain the Firm’s litigation calendar.
  • Draft letters and court documents.
  • Draft legal documents including motions, pleadings, exhibit lists, and appeals to US. Immigration Courts and the Board of Immigration Appeals.
  • Draft legal applications for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
  • Thoroughly research laws and judicial decisions about current as well as past cases.
  • Communicate with clients by providing updates and gathering information in English and Spanish.
  • Draft letters to clients in Spanish.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Paralegal Studies, a Certification as a trained paralegal with 2+ years experience, or equivalent on-the-job Legal Assistant/Paralegal experience in a law firm environment will be considered. Pay will DOE.
  • Previous experience as a Paralegal with an immigration law firm STRONGLY desired.
  • Fully bilingual in English and Spanish (speaking, reading, and writing).
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Experience with immigration client management/forms software such as Cerenade, EImmigration, Immigration Tracker preferred but not required.
  • Personal qualities: Highly motivated, highly organized, excellent communication skills, excellent research and writing skills, ability to prioritize and multitask, deadline and detail oriented, works well independently, works well under pressure.
  • Paralegal or Legal Assistant: 1 year (Required)
  • Immigration: 1 year (Preferred)

Compensation
$38,000 - $45,000 yearly
About Atlanta Family & Immigration Law Firm

Atlanta Family and Immigration Law Firm is a boutique law firm that is guided by compassion and dedication to achieve results. Our law firm represents injured victims and immigrants who wish to make the United States their home.

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